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Biography - Gustave Le Bon:

French polymath.
Born: 1841 - Died: 1931
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Pour progresser, il ne suffit pas de vouloir agir, il faut d'abord savoir dans quel sens agir.

German
Um voranzukommen, reicht es nicht aus handeln zu wollen, man muss zuerst wissen in welche Richtung man handelt.




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For our improvement we need a mirror.

There are mirrors for the face, but none for the mind.




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A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.
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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world : the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
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A thousand things advance, nine hundred and ninety-eight fall back, this is progress.
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By the mere fact that he forms part of an organised crowd, a man descends several rungs in the ladder of civilisation.
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The masses have never thirsted after truth. They turn aside from evidence that is not to their taste, preferring to deify error, if error seduce them. Whoever can supply them with illusions is easily their master; whoever attempts to destroy their illusions is always their victim.
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For it must not be supposed that merely because the justness of an idea has been proved it can be productive of effective action even on cultivated minds. This fact may be quickly appreciated by noting how slight is the influence of the clearest demonstration on the majority of men.
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No need to be praised when you are sure of yourself. He who seeks praise doubts his own worth.
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Competence without authority is as powerless as authority without competence.
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